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In all seasons, adding sense to your charitable dollars

By JEFFREY REYNOLDS // It’s counterintuitive to ask folks who have just maxed out their credit cards on Black Friday and Cyber Monday to spend even more, but if Giving Tuesday 2020 is anything like last year’s 24-hour grassroots campaign, Americans will come through: Last year, they donated more than $500 million to local and national charities. Giving Tuesday was conceived in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations…


PILOT lands lights, cameras, action in Port Washington

By GREGORY ZELLER // Spoiler alert: Hollywood is coming soon to a Long Island county near you. Actually, pandemics notwithstanding, television and movie production is already thriving on the Island – but you can expect it to gain steam now that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has embraced a $15 million renovation plan that will bring a new film studio to Port Washington. The IDA has issued approvals for a Payment In Lieu Of…


Cablevision CEO James Dolan

Cablevision: Just trying to stay ahead of consumers

A loss of 28,000 video subscribers may sound like big trouble for a cable company, but Cablevision Systems Corp. is taking the decline in stride. In fact, despite that precipitous drop in TV subscribers, Cablevision still managed to beat Wall Street’s first-quarter expectations, according to an earnings statement issued Monday. The Bethpage-based television, telephone and Internet provider finished the quarter ended March 31 with net income of $44.6 million, or 16 cents per share. That’s…